| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:17 PM
Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70.
Benmosche became AIG's...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:51 AM
NEW YORK — Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday.
The company says Benmosche died Friday morning at...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:46 PM
Pampered guests at the five-star Montage Laguna Beach resort can swim in a lap pool overlooking the Pacific, dine on caviar and sleep on goose-down pillows to a lullaby of crashing waves.
The rooms typically go for $800 a night and up, but the hotel has...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Hackers are wreaking havoc on big organizations, but they're also spurring a new market — cyberattack liability insurance.
Once-complacent businesses, stung by debilitating cyberattacks at Target Corp., JPMorgan Chase Co. and other well-known...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Tom French is dead, but will the retired Bucks County deputy sheriff — through two notes he reportedly left behind — get the last word in the $20 million insurance fraud in which he was accused?
The answer may play a role in the upcoming...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Tom French said he "committed no crime."
In a note to his stepson, purportedly written by the retired Bucks County deputy sheriff and emailed to the newspaper by a source involved with the case, French, who was among seven charged in connection with a...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 3:35 PM
Easton Farmers Market now accepting applications
Easton Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Saturday open-air market. The market operates 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays May 2 through November 21 in Centre Square.
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The AIG effect may be dead.
During the nation’s financial collapse, insurance giant AIG held a weeklong retreat at a swanky Dana Point resort, less than a week after getting an $85-billion federal bailout. The scandal sparked such outrage that...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Christopher J. Swift, CEO of the Hartford Financial Services Group, has been elected chairman of the board of directors, the company announced Monday.
Swift became CEO in July 2014, taking over from the property-casualty insurer's former CEO, Liam E....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The trial pitting a fallen financial titan against an array of former high government luminaries provides a through-the-looking-glass view of the financial credit crisis of 2008 — a view that only makes sense on Wall Street.
In the U.S. Court of...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Federal regulators Friday designated MetLife Inc. for special oversight, saying the insurer is so big that its failure or other major problems would pose a threat to the U.S. financial system.
In a 9-1 vote, the Financial Stability Oversight Council --...